Gainesville Upper Lanier Water Trail

Water Trail Description
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The Gainesville Upper Lanier Water Trail is a 14 mile section of Lake Lanier and is a continuation of the 
Upper Chattahoochee River Water Trail. 
Five lake parks within the City of Gainesville serve as the perfect launch, landing or stopover sites for avid or beginner paddlers. Parks include Clarks Bridge Park, the site of the 1996 Olympic Rowing Venue; the beach at Holly Park; a stopover point at the 29-acre Nature Linwood Nature Preserve; the pier at Longwood Park, a 2-mile walk in the Rock Creek Greenway to Downtown Gainesville; and Lanier Point Park, which boasts an island with covered bridge and natural trails.
 
River Basin
Chattahoochee
 
Location
Lake Lanier
 
Gainesville Upper Lanier Water Trail
Distance
14 miles
 
Number of Access Points
5
 
Websites
 
Overnight Trip Options
No
 
Classification of Trail
Flatwater 
 
Outfitters
None
 
Partnering Organizations
Gainesville Parks and Recreation
Georgia Water Trails
Friends of Gainesville Parks and Greenways, Inc.,
Chattahoochee River Keeper
 
Contact Information
Gainesville Parks and Recreation
830 Green Street, NE
Gainesville, GA 30501
(770-531-2680)
 
Nearest Population Centers
Gainesville
 
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